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Before & After: 4 stunning restorations from "Best Rescue of a Historical Industrial Building"

There were some excellent projects put forward for this year’s English Heritage Angel Awards, including these stunning transformations in the “Best Rescue of a Historical Industrial Building” category. 341 more words

Restoration

Scenes From Old Town

Spontaneous, impromptu adventures. They are the best, aren’t they? As a person who overthinks and plans the heck out of things, I’ve realised lately that when you go into something with high hopes and little expectations, things turn out to be more fun. 992 more words

Toronto

Ramirez

I recently discovered that I now live not far from the oldest still operating fish can factory in the world – “Ramirez”. The company was established in 1853 and the factory has been working in Matosinhos since 1923. 176 more words

Porto

CAMOC 2014

CAMOC, the ICOM’s Committee for the Museums of Cities, had its annual conference during the first days of August in Sweden. The host was the Gothenburg City Museum. 547 more words

Inspiration

The Portuguese Life

What to bring home as a remembrance of a trip to Portugal? When it comes to souvenirs, a proper cultural tourist would, of course, aim at finding items of genuine Portuguese origin, typical and informative of local tradition and cultural identity. 445 more words

Porto

Geordie Metal

The heavy industries of north-east England have long gone and the natural landscapes have been restored.

   

Now, in a Northumberland field, there is a spoon. 87 more words

Archaeology

DATE OF SCOTTISH TRANSPORT & INDUSTRIAL COLLECTIONS SSN CONFERENCE ANNOUNCED

The date of the STICK (Scottish Transport & Industrial Collections SSN) Annual Conference has been confirmed as 18 October 2014.

Titled ‘The Scottish Diaspora:International Mobility of Industry, Technology, Ideas, Products, People’ the conference will be held at the McManus Collections Unit, Dundee… 81 more words

Training